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A move to the Cayman Islands can define your legal career. This is a world-class financial centre in which elite law firms advise international clients on complex high-value legal matters. Smaller teams afford real responsibility and client contact from the outset, and the tax-free salaries are some of the best in the global legal market. It is ideal for an ambitious lawyer seeking to fast-track their career and their earning potential.
Outside of the office it promises all the lifestyle advantages that come as standard in an upscale Caribbean location, from world famous beaches, dive sites or sailing, to relaxed waterfront bars and restaurants in which to enjoy the slower pace of life. Weekends in Miami or Havana offer an exciting change from island life.
Grand Cayman is home to an office of every major offshore law firm in the world and there is consistent demand for lawyers with strong credentials in corporate, banking and finance, investment funds, commercial litigation, insolvency, trusts and commercial property. You will need to be Commonwealth qualified with at least three years’ post-qualification experience by the time you start.
The international team at Origin Legal has been helping lawyers to move to the Cayman Islands since the turn of the century. We have experience of advising on every step of the process from market research and fact finding through to negotiating salaries and making the move. We know what the firms look for. We know who to speak to. We can help you to ensure that your application stands out from the crowd. To find out more about a move offshore or to discuss legal jobs in the Cayman Islands, please get in touch with Jason or Charlotte.
"Jason's genuine, honest and informed approach ensured that my recent international placement was seamless, stress free, and most importantly a good fit for both myself, my family and the firm. With open lines of communication Jason provided honest advice and kept me fully informed of the recruitment progress at all times. I cannot recommend Jason highly enough." - Associate, UAE
"Jason was an excellent recruitment consultant. I reached out to Origin a few months ago with regards to potentially moving to the Channel Islands from the Isle of Man for a NQ corporate position, and with Jason's help and guidance I am now writing this recommendation from my new office in Jersey! He was very supportive and attentive at every stage of the recruitment process, which was very much appreciated as it was my first job move. I couldn't recommend Jason/ Origin enough if you are looking to change job, especially if it involves moving to a different jurisdiction as he really helped me prepare for every part of the move."
"Comfortably the best recruiter I've dealt with. Straightforward, thoughtful, honest. My interests were well-looked after throughout the process." - Associate, Jersey
You will enjoy an exceptionally high-quality of work, advising global clients on some of the largest and most innovative matters in the international funds market.
‘I wish I had done it sooner’ is probably the most common feedback we get from lawyers who have relocated to the Cayman Islands.
Not all of our jobs are advertised on our website. We get new jobs on a daily basis and we would be delighted to talk to you in more depth, please pick up the phone or email us.
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